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of Boston and Chicago
The business had its origins as Horace McMurtrie & Co., established in 1865. In 1872 the business changed its name to Hill, Clarke & Co. Later became Hill-Clarke Machinery Co.
1885 Gold medal for invention of boat lowering machine
1900 drilling and boring machines.